02
AUG
2019

Community & Voluntary Support Grant for Older People – HSE

Detailed information and application forms are available from persons in the HSE Community Health Organisations or this link.

As part of a joint initiative by Minister Jim Daly and the HSE, an extra €1million in funding will be available for community and voluntary groups working with older people. Grants will range from €5,000 – €20,000. Approximately 25% of the extra funding is for dementia related initiatives.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 15th August 2019 and funding will follow in August/September. Applicants must strictly adhere to the application guidelines.

This funding is open to groups that already hold a Service Arrangement or Grant Aid agreement with the HSE, or non-statutory agencies who aim to provide a range of health and social care services that the HSE may provide.

See press release of 15th July for details on the announcement: https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/news/media/pressrel/hse-welcomes-extra-%E2%82%AC1-000-000-in-funding-grants-to-support-older-people.html